Arab Murder Mayhem Massacre

Arab Murder,Mayhem and Massacre
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Arab Murder,Mayhem and Massacre

Primary Sources Autumn 1903, Lydda, Ramleh, Ben Shemen 1914, Haqqi Bey al-Azm, secretary of the Arab nationalist group Secondary Sources April 4,1920, Nebi Mussa Riots in Jerusalem May 1st, 1921, Palestine Disturbances    

May 1st, 1921, Palestine Disturbances
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May 1st, 1921, Palestine Disturbances

A year later, in May 1921, more serious attacks were made by Arabs on the Jews of Jaffa and of five rural settlements. On this occasion 47 Jews were killed and 146 wounded. Source: The Political History of Palestine under British Administration Published (by His Britannic Majesty’s Government presented in July, 1947, to the United […]

April 4, 1920 – Nebi Mussa Riots in Jerusalem
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April 4, 1920 – Nebi Mussa Riots in Jerusalem

On April 4, 1920, a crowd from Hebron and Nablus, associated with the annual Muslim Nebi Musa pilgrimage that had taken place two days earlier, assembled near the Jaffa Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem. ( The Nebi Musa pilgrimage commemorated the supposed carrying of Moses’ body, by a Bedouin, to a grave across […]

1914, Haqqi Bey al-Azm, secretary of the Arab nationalist group
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1914, Haqqi Bey al-Azm, secretary of the Arab nationalist group

1914 Arab Murder, Mayhem, and Massacre Haqqi Bey al-Azm, secretary of the Arab nationalist group (Decentralization Party): “Understand, dear brother, that [the Zionists] are marching towards their objectives at a rapid pace, thanks to the help of the Government and the indifference of the local population. I am sure that if we do nothing which […]

Autumn 1903, Lydda, Ramleh, Ben Shemen
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Autumn 1903, Lydda, Ramleh, Ben Shemen

“In the autumn of 1903, after the Sixth Zionist Congress, the Anglo-Palestine Bank purchased 2,330 dunams of land in the village of Haditha for 80,730 francs.  Of that area, 1,946 dunams were fertile and flat, while the remaining 384 dunams were hilly and barren.  Together they formed a long strip of land that stretched from […]